Best Way to Get Stuck Hose off Spigot?

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How does that work? Does this saw through the hose attachment? I'm a little worried I'll nick the spigot in that case.
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despondent wrote:

than a hacksaw. I'd personally stick with the hacksaw, more controlled.
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It doesn't really matter if you nick the spigot because the seal is not by the threads. The seal is provided on the end by a rubber washer.
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Okay, hose is off!
I did get help though. First I tried using WD-40, then liquid wrench with no luck. First tool tried was the strap wrench, then the hose end got a little slippery and it wouldn't grip anymore. I went out and bought a Channellock V-Jaw and that didn't work either. At that point I could either get a metal cutting bit for my Dremel, hacksaw it, or call someone. I decided to bring a plumber out. He tried a Channellock too with no luck. He didn't want to apply heat because there was a plastic housing around the spigots. He got a hacksaw blade and made two scores large enough to get a screwdriver blade into in an attempt to crack or weaken the hose end. It didn't crack off, but then he got a second Channellock and gripped the spigot with it, then used the other Channellock on the hose end and is came free without any damage to the spigot. It cost me $60 but I learned some stuff and I'm glad to have it fixed.
Thanks so much to everyone for their posts and ideas! I know I let him do what many of you suggested I do, but I chickened out on the cutting. I didn't want to hack at it with a saw or Dremel and mess it up to a point where a plumber couldn't take normal steps to get it off, which may cost more in the long run :) Looking back maybe if I had simply used the 2-Channellock method if would have come off without cutting, but if I had broken the spigot I would have needed the plumber anyway, at a likely higher cost.
Thanks again to all who posted their suggestions.
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Thank you for posting your experience and details
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